Listen to MSFEA student teams pitch their startup ideas, and witness the birth of a venture first hand! A student-alumni mixer will also be held immediately before this session. The mixer is a great opportunity to meet and learn about the experiences and career paths of MSFEA alumni.

April 18, 2:00 – 6:30, ELH

First Prize


A drone system that utilizes machine learning and a shooting mechanism to detect and deliver chemical treatments for parasites to preserve the trees

Second Prize


A construction management system that relies on drones and software to optimize the management and resource utilization in megaprojects

Third Prize


A platform matching persons and businesses with short-term task doers

2:50 pm Guests arrive

3:00 – 3:15 pm Opening speeches

3:15 – 4:10 pm First pitching batch of 4

4:10 – 4:30 pm Short panel with judges

4:30 – 5:25 pm Second pitching batch of 4

5:25 – 5:40 pm Judges deliberate

5:40 – 5:45 pm Announcement of winners

5:45 – 6:30 pm End of event, celebrations, and reception